DT - Dental Laboratory Technology Outcomes

AAS: Dental Laboratory Technology

Upon completion of the coursework students will:
- Demonstrate a deeper knowledge of business procedures pertinent to owning or managing a dental laboratory
- Demonstrate basic dental laboratory techniques in the design and fabrication of complete dentures, crowns and bridges, ceramic, and basic orthodontic appliances
- Demonstrate advanced skills in more complex complete denture and fixed metal to porcelain prostheses
- Apply basic knowledge of the physics and chemistry of dental materials to insure the proper materials are used in the correct proportions for specific dental laboratory procedures and that correct safety and disposal procedures are followed
- Engage correct verbal, non‐verbal and written communications in the dental laboratory and dental profession as both a technician and team leader
- Function in a non‐biased manner as a member of a diverse dental team or community
- Design a Dental Laboratory Business Plan, invoicing system, ledger and the correct tax forms utilizing available computer software and skills
- Be prepared to continue dental, community and world awareness through conventions, lecture attendance and active participation in professional and non‐professional organizations
- Apply legal and ethical principals to the dental environment
- Be prepared to transfer to a college or university in the health care field. 5.2010

Two-Year Certificate: Dental Laboratory Technology

  • Demonstrate basic dental laboratory techniques in the design and fabrication of complete dentures, crowns and bridges, ceramic, and basic orthodontic appliances
  • Demonstrate advanced skills in more complex complete denture and fixed metal to porcelain prostheses
  • Apply basic knowledge of the physics and chemistry of dental materials to insure the proper materials are used in the correct proportions for specific dental laboratory procedures and that correct safety and disposal procedures are followed
  • Engage correct verbal, non‐verbal and written communications in the dental laboratory and dental profession as both a technician and team leader
  • Function in a non-biased manner as a member of a diverse dental team or community
  • Design a Dental Laboratory Business Plan, invoicing system, ledger and the correct tax forms utilizing available computer software/skills
  • Continue dental, community and world awareness through conventions, lecture attendance and active participation in professional/non‐professional organizations
  • Apply legal and ethical principals to the dental environment 10.2010

 


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